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  1. Inner ear
  2. posterior pituitary
  3. Coronary heart disease
  4. Young-Helmholtz trichromatic (Three Color) theory
  5. Polygraph
  1. a This part of the pituitary does not produce hormones, but stores and releases oxytocin and ADH.
  2. b A machine commonly used in attempts to detect lies by measuring several of the physiological responses accompanying emotion (such as perspiration and cardiovascualr and breathing changes).
  3. c The innermost part of the ear, containing the cochlea, semicircular canals, and vestibular sacs.
  4. d The theory that the retina contains 3 different color receptors - one most sensitive to red, one most sensitive to green, one to blue - which, when stimulated in combination, can produce the perception of any color.
  5. e The clogging of the vessels that nourish the heart muscle; the leading cause of death in North America.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A coiled, bony, fluid-filled tube in the inner ear through which sound waves trigger nerve impusles.
  2. controls voluntary movements of skeletal muscles
  3. A an area in the temporal lobe of the brain that is reponsible for hearing.
  4. a clear memory of an emotionally significant moment or event
  5. controls language reception - interprets auditory code, usually in the left temporal lobe

5 True/False questions

  1. primingthe activation, often unconsciously, of particular associations in memory


  2. PitchA tone's experienced highness or lowness; depends on frequency.


  3. automatic processingAnalysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up to the brain's integration of sensory information


  4. ConesRetinal receptor cells that are cconcentratednear the center of the retina and that function in daylight or in well-lit conditions. The cones detect fine detail and give rise to color sensations.


  5. medullalower or hindmost part of the brain


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